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Lynn Riggs (1899–1954)


Has a section of Route 66 named after him. It runs through his birthplace, Claremore, Oklahoma. See more trivia »

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 2013 Oklahoma! (play by: "Green Grow the Lilacs")
 2011 Oklahoma! (TV Movie) (play by: "Green Grow The Lilacs")
 1999 Oklahoma! (TV Movie) (based on the play by: "Green Grow the Lilacs")
 1959 Playhouse 90 (TV Series) (unproduced play - 1 episode)
- Out of Dust (1959) ... (unproduced play)
 1955 Oklahoma! (based upon a dramatic play by)
 1943 Sherlock Holmes in Washington (screenplay)
 1942 Madame Spy (screenplay)
 1942 Destination Unknown (screenplay)
 1936 The Plainsman (screen play)
 1936 The Garden of Allah (screenplay)
 1934 Stingaree (adaptation)
 1931 Beyond Victory (uncredited)
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 1931 A Day in Santa Fe (Short)

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(July 8 to October 2, 2011) Her play, "Green Grow The Lillies," inspired the musical, "Oklahoma!," at The Arena Stage Theatre in Washington D.C. Oscar Hammerstein II wrote the book and lyrics. Agnes De Mille was original choreographer. Molly Smith was director. Richard Rodgers was composer. Parker Esse was current choreographer. See more »

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Famous playwright and poet Lynn Riggs is most famous for writing the play "Green Grow the lilacs" which was a not too successful 1931 off Broadway play. In 1943 Rodgers and Hammerstein made it into a musical named "Away We Go" which received mixed reviews on its off Broadway introduction. Before the play opened on Broadway some changes were made and a new song called "Oklahoma" was put in for ... See more »

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